Maria Bartiromo to interview Trump this weekend

Maria Bartiromo to interview Trump this weekend

The Fox Business Network’s Maria Bartiromo is set to interview President TrumpDonald John TrumpCNN's Anderson Cooper: Trump's Bubba Wallace tweet was 'racist, just plain and simple' Beats by Dre announces deal with Bubba Wallace, defends him after Trump remarks Overnight Defense: DOD reportedly eyeing Confederate flag ban | House military spending bill blocks wall funding MORE for Fox News’s “Sunday Morning Futures" this weekend at 10 a.m.

The network announced Friday that Bartiromo and Trump will "discuss the current state of the United States economy, global trade sanctions, immigration, and more." 

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Trump has appeared on Fox News or Fox Business more than two dozen times since taking office, including most recently with “Fox & Friends” host Steve Doocy on June 15 from the White House lawn. 

The president has done just two interviews outside of Fox in the past 13 months. 

In May of 2017, he sat down with NBC News’s Lester Holt shortly after the firing of then-FBI Director James ComeyJames Brien ComeyBolton book sells 780,000 copies in first week, set to surpass 1M copies printed The Seila Law case: Liberty and political firing A new age of lies? MORE

And earlier this month, Trump was interviewed by ABC's George Stephanopoulos directly after his summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. 

The Sunday interview comes after Bartiromo interviewed Treasury Secretary Steven MnuchinSteven Terner MnuchinOn The Money: Trump administration releases PPP loan data | Congress gears up for battle over expiring unemployment benefits | McConnell opens door to direct payments in next coronavirus bill 40 Trump-connected lobbyists secured over B in coronavirus relief for clients: report Trump administration releases PPP loan data MORE and Trump senior economic adviser Larry Kudlow on Friday morning. The interview took place from the Treasury Department as part of the administration's aggressive push to tout the GOP’s tax law.

Mnunchin has been on a media tour recently, having also appeared on Fox Business rival CNBC on Wednesday.